Since Obaseki's 2nd Term as a Governor in Edo State, he has refused to appoint commissioners in his cabinet. His inability to appoint Commissioners has generated a lot of mixed reactions from Nigerians and the governor always defended his action saying he was taking his time. He has been the only one piloting and directing the affairs of the state which is not proper and obtainable in any state.
Williams Shakespeare, the most popular dramatist of all times once said that life is but like a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage. And then is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot full of sound and fury signifying nothing.
The Nigerian entertainment industry is blessed with lots of actresses who can interpret multiple roles in movies. Some of these entertainers have made fame in the Yoruba movie industries and have been recognized among Yoruba indigenous actresses. In this article, I will be sharing with you two Edo State-born celebrities who have achieved success in Yoruba Movies.
Another Protest Begins In Edo On Monday, 23 communities in Edo State's Orhionmwon Local Government Area marched in protest of the State Government's plan to lease Urhonigbe Forest Reserve to a private investor, SARO Oil Palm. Photo Credit: Nigerian Tribune The protesting communities therefore, appealed to Governor Godwin Obaseki to shelve the plan and save their heritages.
The executive governor of Edo State, Governor Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki has issued a directive to the wards and local governments in the state to forward names of nominees as nomination for members of his cabinet begins. Obaseki who was reelected for a second tenure in office towards the end of last year has come under severe criticism for failing to set up his cabinet six months into his second tenure in office.
Following the compulsory Covid-19 Vaccination Policy enacted by the Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, consequently, the civil society organization, and leaders of the Students Union in Edo State, on Monday took to the major streets of Benin to protest against it. The protesters, who grounded vehicles in the metropolis carried placards bearing inscriptions related to their respective grievances such as;
The Federal Government has said that those who have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 disease could still get infected and infect other people who come in contact with them. Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, gave the charge on Saturday at the South-South zonal town hall meeting on COVID-19 in Benin, the Edo State capital.
Today's Headlines: I’m Innocent, Ready To Meet Tompolo—Okubo, North Will Continue To Rule Nigeria-Akintoye
PURPORTED HIJACK OF EDO COMMUNITY: I’m innocent, ready to meet Tompolo — Okubo, ex-militant leader EXMILITANT leader and former Senior Special Assistant, SSA, Surveillance/Waterways Security, in Edo State, RobertOkubo, has said he was prepared to meet with former general officer commanding, GOC, defunct
Photos Credit: Google Wike, Bello, Omo-Agege others bag good governance award A nongovernmental organization, Mayorkings Agency Group has selected four governors including Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, and Abubakar Sani of Niger State alongside the deputy senate President Ovie Omo-Agege among others for recognition in the this year
The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, has stated that the main opposition party in Nigeria, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has what it takes to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. He made this assertion on Saturday, September, 25, 2021, in Oyo State during the Ward Congress of the party.
The Buhari administration is diversifying Nigeria in all sectors including power. Before now, Nigeria depends solely on the generation of power from hydro and coal, and gas. But the Buhari administration has developed a lot of projects in power generation from solar energy. These are two such projects in Nigeria.
Anita Singh, known as Nini, has been kicked out of season 6 of the Big Brother Naija reality show. The 27-year-old reality TV star is an economist and fashion entrepreneur who was born and raised in Nigeria. She is from Auchi, Edo State, and grew up alongside her four siblings and her mother who is a teacher.
(Photos Credit: Google) 9 Feared Dead In Edo Auto Crash Nine persons were reportedly killed in an accident that occurred in the early hour of Tuesday along Sakponba road by Ogbelaka junction in Benin City, Edo State. Photos Credit: Leadership News Eyewitnesses said the accident occurred whe a truck carrying sand and two minibuses conveying passengers from the Ring road axis to Upper Sokponba, collided.
In a recent news shared by Sahara reporters, the management of Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State, has banned students from bringing cars the school campus. The school management reported how students were responsible for reckless driving on campus, by driving against traffic rules, parking at designated official car lots for staff, speeding across bumps, thereby endangering lives & properties of both staff and students on the campus.
The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki on Friday, released a list of nominees for the post of Commissioners in the State Executive Council, which has brought to question whether his appointment will do justice to the much rumoured defection of his Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu.
The Special Adviser on Entrepreneurship Development to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Mary Iyasere is dead. She died on Thursday, September 23,2021, in Benin City, the Edo State capital, after an illness. Olisa Ifeajika, the spokesperson of Governor Okowa, conveyed the condolence of the Governor to the family of the 68-year-old Iyasere, who, until her death, was a lawyer and an entrepreneur.
Some social media Users have taken to the comment section of the post made by Apostle Johnson Suleman after the Cleric used his verified page to release a prayer for the week. Apostle Johnson Suleiman is the Senior Pastor and General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, a church with its headquarters in Auchi, Edo State.
A fatal accident between an intra-city commercial bus and a heavy-duty truck has claimed nine lives on Tuesday morning, in Benin, the Edo State capital. The horrifying incident took place along the ever-busy Sapele Road by Ogbelaka Junction around 7.30 am when most residents were rushing to work, offices and their business places.
A serving female member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) identified as Oluwale Abidemi has been crushed to death by a truck in Benin City, Edo State. The fatal accident occurred along the busy Airport Road by suburban Ogba River bridge on Wednesday, September 22.
Residents of Sokponba Road, Benin City, Edo State capital, have witnessed a tragedy, as an early morning motor accident claimed the lives of not fewer than nine persons, on Tuesday, 21st September, 2021. The horrifying incident took place, along the ever-busy Sapele Road, by Ogbelaka Junction, around 7.30 am, when most residents were rushing to work, offices and their business places.